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Questioning Beauty

Tonight at the health food store where I work, I had a random conversation with a stranger about chocolate (imagine me, imagine that). Her eyes were beautiful, her cheek bones piercing.  1,049 more words


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Guest post by Melissa Kirby of Wildfire Wellness


There is something magical about watching the light of a new day spread its fingers across the sky as the horizon changes from black to dusky pink to tangerine orange to glowing yellow.  316 more words


Being Present Amidst Pain

Pain. I thought I knew what that word meant. I had delivered three sons via caesarean. When my third son was born, I had a terrible cold, including a cough,. 623 more words

Gracious Living

this good echo

Each smallest act of kindness reverberates
across great distances and spans of time –
affecting lives unknown to the one whose generous spirit
was the source of this good echo.

~Dean Koontz


On Pining (Part 1: No Longer Pining)

Alright, so for the next few weeks, I will be writing on some themes discussed in A Fine Frenzy’s album, Pines.

This album is an allegory. 581 more words


A Prayer for Presence :: Guest Post by Karen Watson

Karen Watson is privileged to work with small group Bible study leaders, encouraging and equipping them to lead from the overflow of their intimate relationship with the Lord.  867 more words

Embracing Presence

A Fresh Start: From Then. . . To Now

When I started this blog, I wanted to write pieces that I wanted to read.  Sounds simple enough.  After all, it didn’t make sense to write otherwise and expect others to read something I wouldn’t.     729 more words